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Craig Gell - Composer and Sound Artist

Lithoscapes

Lithoscapes is a library of acoustical Impulse Responses recorded at important geological sites found within the Kent Downs AONB. At each location a sound recording was made of a balloon being popped. This sonic information is processed to create a reverb effect, encapsulating the acoustic space so that it can be reproduced and applied to other sounds.

Oldbury Hill rock shelter

Accessed through a web app, the user is able to experience each space, using a synth-sequencer to compose and play music into their chosen lithoscape.

>> Go to Lithoscapes app (online) <<
*Headphones recommended

Currently exhibiting at Urban Room Folkestone, Sat & Sun 11am – 3pm.

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Imogen Holst’s Kitchen / Imogen Holst’s Kitchen In Retrograde

A room tone recording made in 2019 while on artist residency at Church Walk, Aldeburgh, former home of Imogen Holst – daughter of Gustav Holst, composer, conductor, arranger, musicologist, and assistant to Benjamin Britten. The modest kitchen, where Imogen could famously ‘only cook eggs’, is set within a 1960s modernist bungalow designed by H.T. Cadbury-Brown.

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Pent Happenings

In response to the question “What’s happening, exactly?” posed by Folkestone Fringe, and as part of the MagiC Carpets platform, Pent Happenings comprises a series of artworks, workshops and events drawing on geo-scientific data, field studies and research concerning Folkestone’s Pent stream and its environs.

Pent Happenings - Foord Map
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